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Settlement Donegal (CSO Area Code ST 33004)

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Theme 1: Sex, Age and Marital Status

Population aged 0-19 by sex and year of age, persons aged 20+ by sex and age group
Age Male Female Total
0 15 19 34
1 24 11 35
2 19 17 36
3 14 13 27
4 21 18 39
5 17 11 28
6 18 11 29
7 13 7 20
8 12 14 26
9 7 10 17
10 13 11 24
11 7 20 27
12 11 9 20
13 9 18 27
14 13 20 33
15 19 4 23
16 11 16 27
17 10 15 25
18 14 13 27
19 17 10 27
20-24 84 96 180
25-29 112 133 245
30-34 98 105 203
35-39 96 76 172
40-44 81 77 158
45-49 65 85 150
50-54 84 81 165
55-59 63 84 147
60-64 76 84 160
65-69 57 67 124
70-74 61 69 130
75-79 38 70 108
80-84 28 27 55
85+ 17 42 59
Total 1,244 1,363 2,607
Population by sex and marital status
Status Males Females
Single 676 663
Married 486 482
Separated 34 51
Divorced 24 41
Widowed 24 126
Total 1,244 1,363
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Theme 2: Migration, Ethnicity and Religion

Usually resident population by place of birth and nationality
Location Birthplace Nationality
Ireland 1,916 2,077
UK 244 84
Poland 160 166
Lithuania 13 16
Other EU 27 52 52
Rest of World 108 86
Not stated 0 12
Total 2,493 2,493
Usually resident population by ethnic or cultural background
White Irish 2,020
White Irish Traveller 29
Other White 327
Black or Black Irish 39
Asian or Asian Irish 33
Other 20
Not stated 25
Total 2,493
Usually resident population aged 1 and over by usual residence 1 year before Census Day
Same Address 2,284
Elsewhere in County 115
Elsewhere in Ireland 25
Outside Ireland 35
Total 2,459
Population by religion
Catholic 2,143
Other stated religion 290
No religion 125
Not stated 49
Total 2,607
Speakers of foreign languages by language spoken
Language Persons
Polish 163
French 27
Lithuanian 14
Other 135
Total 339
Speakers of foreign languages by ability to speak English
Ability Persons
Very well 113
Well 129
Not well 73
Not at all 18
Not stated 6
Total 339
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Theme 3: Irish Language

Population aged 3 or over by ability to speak Irish
Ability Persons
Yes 816
No 1,621
Not stated 65
Total 2,502
Irish speakers aged 3 or over by frequency of speaking Irish
Speaks Irish Daily, within education system only 197
Speaks Irish Daily, within and also outside education system 18
Outside education system, Daily 28
Outside education system, Weekly 43
Outside education system, Less often 330
Outside education system, Never 197
Outside education system, Not stated 3
Total 816
Irish speakers within education aged 3+, by frequency of speaking Irish outside education
Frequency Persons Males Females
Daily 11 4 7
Weekly 4 2 2
Less often 2 1 1
Never 1 1 0
Total 18 8 10
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Theme 4: Families

Families, family members and children in families, by size of family
Size of family Number of families Number of persons in families Number of children in families
2 persons 328 656 98
3 persons 154 462 188
4 persons 98 392 203
5 persons 51 255 157
6 or more persons 27 170 119
Total 658 1,935 765
Family units with children by size and age of children
All children under 15 All children 15 or over Children both under and over 15 Total
No children 0 0 0 230
1 child 111 107 0 218
2 children 60 46 19 125
3 children 25 7 22 54
4 children 4 9 8 21
5 or more children 5 2 3 10
Family units with children by type of family and age of children
Couples with children Lone mothers with children Lone fathers with children
Number of families
All children aged under fifteen 130 71 4
All children aged fifteen or over 115 51 5
Other 37 13 2
Total number of family units 282 135 11
Number of children
All children aged under fifteen 241 101 5
All children aged fifteen or over 198 64 5
Other 108 39 4
Total number of children 547 204 14
Families by age of youngest child
Number of families Number of family members
0-4 years 124 456
5-9 years 68 238
10-14 years 65 228
15-19 years 58 217
20+ years 113 336
Total 428 1,475
Families by family cycle
Family cycle Number of families Number of family members
Pre-family 77 154
Empty nest 67 134
Retired 86 172
Pre-school 77 231
Early school 63 215
Pre-Adolescent 65 236
Adolescent 61 225
Adult 162 568
Total 658 1,935
Females aged 20 years or over by number of children born alive
Number of children born Number of females
0 346
1 143
2 169
3 131
4 or more 233
Total 1,022
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Theme 5: Private Households

Private households by type
Type of Household Households Persons
One person 333 333
Husband and wife 169 338
Cohabiting couple 38 76
Husband, wife and children 234 935
Cohabiting couple and children 34 127
Father and children 10 23
Mother and children 113 288
Couple and others 16 51
Couple, children and others 7 35
Father, children and others 0 0
Mother, children and others 5 26
Two or more family units 16 78
Non-family households and relations 23 54
Two or more non-related persons 37 86
Total 1,035 2,450
Private households by size
Size of family Households Persons
1 person 333 333
2 persons 332 664
3 persons 166 498
4 persons 109 436
5 persons 61 305
6 persons 25 150
7 persons 8 56
8 or more persons 1 8
Total 1,035 2,450
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Theme 6: Housing

Private households by type of accommodation
Type of accommodation Households Persons
House/Bungalow 954 2,307
Flat/Apartment 63 108
Bed-sit 3 3
Caravan/Mobile Home 1 2
Not stated 14 30
Total 1,035 2,450
Permanent private households by year built
Year Built Households Persons
Pre 1919 72 151
1919 to 1945 40 81
1946 to 1960 64 123
1961 to 1970 81 164
1971 to 1980 157 375
1981 to 1990 129 307
1991 to 2000 171 447
2001 to 2005 168 445
2006 or later 113 266
Not stated 39 89
Total 1,034 2,448
Permanent private households by type of occupancy
Type of occupancy Households Persons
Owner occupied with mortgage 273 737
Owner occupied no mortgage 381 811
Rented from Private Landlord 243 541
Rented from Local Authority 112 299
Rented from Voluntary Body 4 9
Occupied free of rent 16 37
Not stated 5 14
Total 1,034 2,448
Permanent private households by number of rooms
Number of rooms Households Persons
1 room 9 10
2 rooms 44 70
3 rooms 105 193
4 rooms 95 180
5 rooms 295 680
6 rooms 216 532
7 rooms 105 285
8 or more rooms 131 415
Not stated 34 83
Total 1,034 2,448
Permanent private households by central heating
No central heating 22
Oil 780
Natural Gas 28
Electricity 56
Coal (including anthracite) 98
Peat (including turf) 26
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) 5
Wood (including wood pellets) 11
Other 2
Not stated 6
Total 1,034
Permanent private households by water supply
Public main 980
Group scheme with local authority source 29
Group scheme with private source 0
Other private source 3
None 0
Not stated 22
Total 1,034
Permanent private households by sewerage facility
Public scheme 926
Individual septic tank 66
Other individual treatment 6
Other 7
No sewerage facility 0
Not stated 29
Total 1,034
Occupancy status of permanent dwellings on Census night
Occupied 1,039
Unoccupied 305
Total 1,344
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Theme 7: Communal Establishments

Persons in Communal Establishments
Number of establishments 9
Number of persons 195
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Theme 8: Principal Status

Population aged 15 years and over by principal economic status and sex
Principal Economic Status Male Female Total
At work 489 508 997
Looking for first regular job 10 7 17
Unemployed having lost or given up previous job 175 93 268
Student 84 78 162
Looking after home/family 8 194 202
Retired 217 222 439
Unable to work due to permanent sickness or disability 38 52 90
Other 10 0 10
Total 1,031 1,154 2,185
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Theme 9: Social Class and Socio-Economic Group

Population by sex and social class
Social Class Male Female Total
Professional workers 67 52 119
Managerial and technical 325 354 679
Non-manual 162 273 435
Skilled manual 258 169 427
Semi-skilled 156 184 340
Unskilled 44 35 79
All others gainfully occupied and unknown 232 296 528
Total 1,244 1,363 2,607
Persons in private households by socio-economic group of reference person
Socio-economic group of reference person Households Persons
A Employers and managers 154 401
B Higher professional 41 104
C Lower professional 110 242
D Non-manual 253 566
E Manual skilled 99 269
F Semi-skilled 82 205
G Unskilled 43 90
H Own account workers 46 117
I Farmers 18 46
J Agricultural workers 2 6
Z All others gainfully occupied and unknown 187 404
Total 1,035 2,450
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Theme 10: Education

Population aged 15 years and over by age education ceased
Age Males Females Total
Under 15 years 108 101 209
15 54 57 111
16 86 84 170
17 72 85 157
18 115 115 230
19 43 55 98
20 37 54 91
21 and over 156 213 369
Not stated 219 261 480
Total 890 1,025 1,915
Population aged 15 years and over whose education has not ceased
Education Males Females Total
Still at school 84 78 162
Other 57 51 108
Population aged 15 years and over by field of study
Qualification Males Females Total
Education and teacher training 21 52 73
Arts 11 12 23
Humanities 14 20 34
Social sciences, Business and Law 56 124 180
Science, Mathematics and Computing 37 39 76
Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 151 11 162
Agriculture and Veterinary 15 2 17
Health and Welfare 14 116 130
Services 49 86 135
Other subjects 0 0 0
Not Stated (including unknown) 522 563 1,085
Total 890 1,025 1,915
Population aged 15 years and over by sex and highest level of education completed
Education Level Males Females Total
No Formal Education 17 22 39
Primary Education 166 160 326
Lower Secondary 136 148 284
Upper Secondary 172 200 372
Technical or Vocational qualification 90 83 173
Advanced Certificate/Completed Apprenticeship 59 60 119
Higher Certificate 32 50 82
Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma 62 73 135
Honours Bachelor Degree, Professional qualification or both 62 82 144
Postgraduate Diploma or Degree 36 70 106
Doctorate(Ph.D) or higher 4 4 8
Not stated 54 73 127
Total 890 1,025 1,915
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Theme 11: Commuting

Population aged 5 years and over by means of travel to work, school or college
On foot 274
Bicycle 5
Bus, minibus or coach 65
Train, DART or LUAS 2
Motorcycle or scooter 4
Car driver 619
Car passenger 243
Van 57
Other 45
Not stated 45
Total 1,359
Population aged 5 years and over by time leaving home to travel to work, school or college
Before 06:30 33
06:30-07:00 50
07:01-07:30 59
07:31-08:00 137
08:01-08:30 190
08:31-09:00 374
09:01-09:30 240
After 09:30 193
Not stated 46
Total 1,322
Population aged 5 years and over by journey time to work, school or college
Under 15 mins 786
1/4 hour - under 1/2 hour 236
1/2 hour - under 3/4 hour 95
3/4 hour - under 1 hour 75
1 hour - under 1 1/2 hours 38
1 1/2 hours and over 17
Not stated 75
Total 1,322
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Theme 12: Disability, Carers and General Health

Persons with disability by age group
00-14 24
15-24 28
25-44 69
45-64 106
65+ 170
Total 397
Carers by sex and number of unpaid hours per week
Number of hours Males Females
1-14 28 23
15-28 5 8
29-42 4 5
43+ 6 12
Not stated 8 9
Total 51 57
Population by general health and sex
Health Males Females Total
Very good 649 704 1,353
Good 434 451 885
Fair 116 156 272
Bad 16 21 37
Very bad 5 3 8
Not stated 24 28 52
Total 1,244 1,363 2,607
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Theme 13: Occupation

Persons at work or unemployed by occupation and sex
Occupation Males Females Total
Managers, Directors and Senior Officials 72 35 107
Professional Occupations 68 99 167
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations 73 43 116
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations 18 87 105
Skilled Trades Occupations 141 33 174
Caring, Leisure and Other Service Occupations 14 97 111
Sales and Customer Service Occupations 29 51 80
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives 82 21 103
Elementary Occupations 87 80 167
Not stated 80 55 135
Total 664 601 1,265
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Theme 14: Industries

Persons at work by industry and sex
Industry Males Females
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 19 0
Building and construction 25 3
Manufacturing industries 64 28
Commerce and trade 122 120
Transport and communications 35 8
Public administration 50 25
Professional services 45 151
Other 129 173
Total 489 508
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Theme 15: PC and Internet Access

Number of households with cars
No motor car 213
One motor car 497
Two motor cars 264
Three motor cars 47
Four or more motor cars 13
Number of households with a personal computer
Yes 724
No 293
Not stated 17
Total 1,034
Number of households with internet access
Broadband 621
Other 80
No 318
Not stated 15
Total 1,034
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